discover the secrets of Lerik's long livers

Lerik is a town and region sometimes called 'the land of centenarians'. And there's a good reason for it. Want to learn more? Come take a look.

Museum of Longevityin Lerik

discover the secrets toa long life in Lerik

Perched high in the Talysh Mountains, the quiet town of Lerik is surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape of mountains, rivers and waterfalls. This, of course, has a lot to do with how Lerik became known as the Land of Centenarians – the water, air and plants here are so lush and pure that they are thought to have a medicinal quality. In fact, so many of Lerik’s local residents have passed the 100-year threshold that the town has its own museum dedicated to its centenarians. One man featured here is Shirali Muslimov, a resident of the nearby village of Barzavu, who lived for an astonishing 168 years! If you’re keen to learn the secrets to a long and healthy life, then don’t miss paying a visit to Lerik.

discover the secrets to | a long life in Lerik
USEFUL INFORMATION

weather and season

Air temperature

Current:
25.6°C
Average:
15.2 – 29°C / 59.4–84.2°F

Feel temperature

Current:
29.1°C
Average:
14.7 – 30.5°C / 58.5–86.9°F

Wind

Current:
  • Plenty of sunshine
  • ESE
  • speed 16.7 km/h

When to go

  • Peak Season:
  • All year round

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